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Dec 7, 2012 5:30pm PST
came out, job ratings at 57%, the president. other than the blip that he got after the navy seals operation against osama bin laden, that is the highest in three and a half years. the republican brand as a party remains an albatross around people's necks and the republicans have seen throughout this debate as people who are apparently willing to raise taxes on 98% of americans in order to shelter the 2% for paying any more. and i just think that argument and the dynamics politically against them there is a sense of inevitability that the rates are going to go. i agree with david on the necessary door-- necessity of a delicate touchlt i don't think john boehner has control over his caucus right now. i'm not sure he can sell a tax increase, even if it does involve entitlement taming of the spending of future spending on entitlements. i think he's in a tough bind. i think they have the goodwill but i'm not sure the votes. >> woodruff: you're saying the president in your mind clearly has the upper hand. >> the upper advantage and upper hand. and the question is, i mean is he going to
CNN
Dec 7, 2012 1:00pm PST
mediterranean, closer and closer towards syria? >> you know, not at the moment. for now, the u.s. navy and the air force, in fact, maintain a number of aircraft around the mediterranean, and as you well know, of course, in the persian gulf. there are also u.s. war ships in the region regularly that can launch tomahawk missiles that are guided precisely to targets anywhere they're programmed to go, so if this became an extremist situation, the fire power is on hand. the military's updating the options, ready to give them to the president if he asks for them, wolf. >> barbara starr, thank you. and arwa joins us from syria. we know the u.s. updated plans if president assad uses chemical weapons. are the syrians, folks you talk to in northern syria, civilians, the rebels, are they ready for some sort of potential chemical strike? >> reporter: no, put quite simply, they are not. there's nothing that the population can do to defend itself. this is a population that has struggled at best to even try to defend itself against the bullets, artillery, bombs. when it comes to a chemical weapon, th
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